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Book of the Week: A Glimpse of Red: The Red Moon Anthology 2000



Making its end-of-the-month appearance again, Red Moon Presses annual anthology, this time for 2000, A Glimpse of Red, edited by Jim Kacian and the Red Moon Press Editorial Staff. Drawn mainly from the year’s published journals and books,  each Red Moon Anthology aspires to present the best English language haiku of its particular year.


birthday snow
stepping into holes
left by the postman
-Stephen Addiss


safe for a while
around the haiku poets
the fly
-Mykel Board


my wife’s breast –
the surgeon gauges
my reaction
-Cyril Childs


You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.

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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Garry Eaton, and are used with permission



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  1. Read through the haiku, enjoying the works of names well known, and not.
    Must revisit to read the two essays
    1. Richard Gilbert, p 126
    2. Ban’ya Natsuishi, p 141
    (The Basis of World Haiku in the 21st Century)
    Both for historical perspective on haiku in the English Language.
    Sincere Regards to Jim Kacian for his visionary gifts.

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